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The Mystery of the Darwin Drawing

For our October ‘Item of the Month’ we will be delving into the mystery behind this drawing of Erasmus Darwin. The drawing was first brought to the attention of Denis Gibbs, a founding member of the Erasmus Darwin Foundation and key figure in the creation of the museum, in November 2006 by a contact at…


An Exciting New Project for Erasmus Darwin House

Welcome to Erasmus Darwin House’s first blog post! Through this blog we look forward to sharing with you the exciting progress and fascinating finds of our new project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The project is an investigation into the foundations of the museum to mark its 20th anniversary and through it we…